Mr Simon Bains

Mr Simon Bains
Mr Simon Bains

Mr Simon Bains

University Librarian

724C The Sir Duncan Rice Library
Old Aberdeen Campus
Bedford Road
AB24 3AA

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Digital & Information Services

Biography

The Sir Duncan Rice Library
The Sir Duncan Rice Library

I have been University Librarian at Aberdeen since 2019. Prior to that I was Deputy Librarian at Manchester, and briefly Interim Library Director. I have also held leadership posts at the University of Edinburgh and the National Library of Scotland.I have worked as a professional academic librarian since 1995 and have held positions in a total of seven universities.

Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships

I represent the University Library as follows:

  • Senate
  • Research Policy Committee
  • University Education Committee
  • Digital Strategy Committee
  • Information Governance Committee
External Memberships